State judge dismisses one of three lawsuits against Ute pipeline project

A state judge on Monday granted a motion to dismiss litigation the Village of Logan filed in an attempt to halt construction on the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System, also known as the Ute Water Project. The litigation, heard by Judge Sarah Singleton of the First Judicial Court in Santa Fe, is one of […]

Our page – Dec. 5

American Legion Auxillary American Legion Auxiliary Juniors Unit 77 of Logan gave their time and love to make 106 quilt tops and spinal cork blankets for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albuquerque. Fabric, thread, sewing machines, etc. were all donated to assist them for this project, as well as prayer blankets. Carlie Perry, Ashley Turpin, […]

Hospitality House hidden treasure

While visiting our parents — Billy and Myrna Menges — in Tucumcari for Thanksgiving, my husband Stanley and I were introduced to a hidden treasure: The Hospitality House. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia In the back of the Hospitality House is a studio where residents gather and practice playing Bluegrass music. Marie Latham, left, enjoys the […]

Officials uncertain on date of ruling for racino

Speculation runs from any day now to sometime after the first of the year on the timing of a state appeals court ruling that could open the door for a racino in Quay County. "We are on the court's schedule," said Vince Mares, director of the New Mexico Racing Commission. Mares said while a struggle […]

Judge rules in favor of minority shareholders in Ute Lake Ranch case

A Colorado judge has ruled in favor of minority shareholders, stripping Barry Freedman of controlling power of the Ute Lake Ranch Inc. and DVR LLC and appointing a receiver. On Nov. 29, Arapahoe County District Court Judge J. Mark Hannen made a ruling stripping Freedman of controlling power of the subdivision and DVR LLC located […]

Officials approve roofing contract for courthouse

On Monday county commissioners met in special session and approved a roofing contract for the court house. County Manager Richard Primrose said the commission approved the contract of $203,300 to WWRC Inc. of Clovis. He said the company has 10 days to start on the roof after being notified of the approval. Primrose estimate it […]

Box re-elected to farmers union board of directors

Kathleen Box was re-elected to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union board of directors. Delegates to the 2012 RMFU convention re-elected board member Kathleen Box to serve another term on the board. Box will continue to represent New Mexico on the board. She and her husband Phillip reside in Tucumcari and are a third generation farm […]

On the shelves – Dec. 5

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "The Panther," by Nelson DeMille. The anti-terrorist task force agent John Corey and his wife, an F.B.I. agent, pursue a high–ranking al-Qaeda operative. "NYPD Red," by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. Detective Zach Jordan and his beautiful partner (and […]

Police blotter – Dec. 5

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday At 10:21 a.m., a woman reported an assault on the 600 block of West Route 66. At 12:05 p.m., a man was arrested for a warrant on the 100 block of South […]

Judge dismisses Logan water project litigation

A state judge on Monday granted a motion to dismiss litigation the Village of Logan filed in an attempt to halt construction on the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System, also known as the Ute Water Project. The litigation, heard by Judge Sarah Singleton of the First Judicial Court in Santa Fe, is one of […]